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==terry/vo== right now at 11: a familyn mourning after a suspected dui driver hits and kills a child. ==te/2 >> driving under the influence. >> right now at 11:00, a family in mourning after a suspected dui driver hits and kills a child. the news at 11:00 starts right now. good evening, everyone. thanks for joining us. i'm terry mczeebny. >> and i'm peggy bunker. an unthinkable tragedy strikes a young family after their car runs out of gas on a highway. tonight we learn new information about strict im of the crash and
the driver arrest accused of driving drunk. >> christie smith is live in walnut creek with the grandfather's powerful message. >> that's right. i did speak with the grandfather tonight. he is numb, but described elijah dunn as a sweet little boy with a big smile. his mother is here at the hospital. i'm told she has a broken bone in her back and broken ribs. the family is angry, they're upset and they want justice. >> my body is numb. you know? i still can't believe any grandson is gone. >> chuck is trying to be strong for his family. 3-year-old elijah dunn was kildz in a car crash just weeks from his fourth birthday. he remembers his smiling face. >> he would bring a smile to everybody's face, no matter what p kd be down and out and him looking at you just warmed your heart. sweetest kid. sweete sweetest, sweetest kid. his daughter, crystal, left his
home in sunnyvale, on the way back ran out of gas in san ramone on 680. she pulled off on a wide right shoulder and a driver in an suv hit her camry. >> people say it's nobody's fault, but it is the person's fault who got behind a wheel driving under the influence. >> the chp arrested 39-year-old lilliana malenhan. investigators say those in the camry had seat belts or child safety seats and they appeared to have done all they could to stay safe. >> for her and her kids to get out of the vehicle at that location and start walking on the freeway would have been even more dangerous, especially if this vehicle collided with her whole family as they're completely exposed to traffic. so in this circumstance, they were definitely correct in staying in the vehicle. >> two other children, a 1-year-old and a 1-year-old were treated for minor injuries. their mother suffered major injuries, but the family says she is expected to recover, but dealing with the loss and grief
is another matter. >> i pray to god that the justice system finds right justice to serve on this lady. >> now, the grandfather said that the family is working on setting up an account, a gofundme page. he also says they're very grateful for all the support -- reporting live in wall nut creek, christie smith, nbc b bay area news. >> christy, thank you very much. a very somber remembrance, tomorrow will mark 15 years since the september 11th, 2001 attacks. nearly 3,000 people were killed. ♪ >> tributes to the victims happening all across the country this weekends. this is one of those tributes. this took place at the new york city fire department's memorial service. 343 different pictures were shown during the service.
they highlighted every single firefighter and paramedic that died in the 9/11 attacks. on the eve of the 9/11 anniversary, bay area firefighters are prepared to pay tribute to those fallen heros. they've learned many lessons from that tragic day. sharon is joining us live now from san jose at a fire station there to show us, sharon, what is set to take place tomorrow? >> thaerts, peggy. the procession will begin at st. joseph's cathedral and end here at fire station one where they will ring this bell to remember the 9/11 victims. >> these are a variety of people and they were all killed on that day. >> battalion chief reggie williams showed us how all year long, firefighters remembered those who died on 9/1115 years ago. >> it seems like it with was yesterday for us. on that day, we lost 343 of our
brothers. and we are going to honor them tomorrow. >> in san francisco, the fire department will ring a bell at first responders plaza. a piece of the world trade center will be part of the ceremony. the family of betty ong and the fire department got the piece to san francisco. she was from san francisco and died works a flight attendance. the plane that hijackers flew into the north tower. >> just reading about it is an emotional thing for me. i think there would be a lot of different reactions. but i think it will be somewhat of a somber moment. >> chief williams says the heros left behind lessons for all. they now use satellite phones for emergencies. first of all, there's not enough cell sites and secondly, they're overwhelmed by people trying on call for information. the sites kaenl handle the overload. if that were to.what today,
firefighters are still going to funnel into the building in order to try to save lives. >> and, again, the tribute will begin tomorrow at st. joseph's cathedral. reporting live in san jose, nbc bay area news. sharon, thank you very much. stay with nbc bay area for complete coverage of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. also, how the victims are being remembered across the country. our coverage begins with today in the bay at 7:00 in the morning. new details tonight in a 20-year-old cold case. investigators say they have found what could be human remains while searching for a missing cal poly student this week. 19-year-old kristin smart from stockton disappeared without a trace over memorial day weekend back in 1996. this week, two dozen fbi agents and sheriff's deputies dug in an area overlooking the campus. the excavation wrapped up last night. authorities now say they found personal items, including
remains, during that dig, but it could take the fbi months to find out whether those remains are human and, if so, who they belong to. a frightening wake-up call for a san jose family about 2:30 this morning. a car slammed right into their home. cynthia mccoy said she heard a loud boom, called out to her children to make sure they were okay. the family rushed outside to find a car half in their house, half outside. >> there was a guy, when we came out, he was stand backgroundty car on the passenger side. and he said, i'm sorry, i was showing off for my friends and i lost control of the car. evidently, he was coming straight down shawcroft and went right into the front of the house. >> mccoy says she heard the man telling police that he was driving about 70 miles per hour. the living room here with, completely destroyed. lots of cracks and damage and smashed up furniture. also, a bathroom was seriously damaged. and take a look at this other mess. this one in san carlos this afternoon after a car plowed into this building. this is on laurel street, very
populated, full of restaurants and shops here and near san carlos avenue. this happened about 1:30 this afternoon. the 78-year-old driver accidentally hit the gas pedal instead of the break. the building, though, luckily was vacant. no injuries to report. unity as a form of protest. that's the route the seattle seahawks are going to take at their nfl season opener tomorrow. the team plans to stand and link arms during the national anthem. this follows -- it's all part of a growing movement started by the 49ers colin kaepernick. quarterbacks no longer standing during the national anthem. doug baldwin posted add individual wrote this afternoon that appeared to reveal the team's plan. >> we are a team comprised with individuals with diverse backgrounds. and as a team, we have chosen to stand and inner lock arms in unity. >> so far, kaepernick has not said anything about the seahawks
planned protest. now, a nearby town near seattle there canceled the rally for the seahawks today before the team's announcelity. the rally had been scheduled for a nearby military town. some were outraged the team was planning something on the same day as the 9/11 attacks. the seahawks were scheduled to play the miami dolphins tomorrow afternoon. urban traening today today despite protests against the training yesterday. first responders are being tested intactal operations. teams will respond to mock fires, ems scenarios and fake bomb threats. this training fall else on the weekend of, of course, the 9/11 anniversary. organizers say this is a grim reminder of what first responders can encounter on the job. >> we can be better prepared and better trained as first responders for an incident like 9/11. or anything else like we've seen in the country this last year if we train right.
and we need our first responders trained. >> yesterday, hundreds protested against what they call the mill tarzation of police. this at the alameda county fairgrounds where in of the train sg taking place. 20 of the protesters were arrested. b.a.r.t. riders should prepare for some delays. the delays start tonight and they continue until next friday. but if you are traveling between 2:30 and 9:00 p.m., trains should be running on time. b.a.r.t. says it's trying to complete electrical work before october because that's b.a.r.t.'s busiest month. next at 11:00, hillary clinton says she's sorry. the statement she made about trump supporters that has her backtracking tonight. a cap sized tourist boat still stranded in the river. then trying to break a daring record right here in the bay area. what happened in the water that made her call it off. good evening. i'm meteorologist anthony
slaughter. we have some clouds in san francisco this evening and those clouds are hanging out right now. cloudy skies across the entire bay area. we'll talk about your sunday forecasts and let you know when rain could return to the bay area. that's coming up in a full forecast. ♪ ♪keep on the sunny side ♪always on the sunny side ♪keep on the sunny side of life♪
♪keep on the sunny side ♪always on the sunny side ♪keep on the sunny side of life♪ unfolding overseas tonight. at least 23 workers are dead ... ask now to a developing story unfolding overseas toecht. take a look at this horrific video here. 23 workers are reported dead so far. dozens more feared dead or injured after this explosion at a factory in bangladesh. a boiler exploded inside a packaging factory and then quickly spread because of other
flammable chemicals that were stored inside. >> and the race for the white house, hillary clinton is backtrack after making controversial comments about donald trump supporters. it happened at a fund-raiser in new york. clinton blasted trump for being a voice for hateful rhetoric and targeted his supporters, too. >> you could put half of trump's supporters into what i call the basket of deplorables. the racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, islam phobic, you name it. today, the democrat apologized for being, quote, grossly generalistic. trump tweeted that her behavior would hurt clinton in the polls and her runninging mate was quick to defend the gop nominee. >> hillary clinton's opinion of the people that support this campaign should be denois announced in the strongest possible terms. >> both clinton and trump are expected to attend the 9/11
memorial tomorrow in new york. a follow-up on a paddle wheel boat in the delta. about 600 gallons of diesel pild when that boat tipped over. state, federal and environmental agencies are now moving forward with plans to clean this up after the owner failed to submit a plan to do the job. it's expected to take several weeks to do the job and during this time, other boaters are required to stay 75 feet. >> a setback for a local endurance swimmer determined to set a state record. 39-year-old kim chambers set off on a swim from sacramento the tib ron yesterday. but 39-mile-per-hour winds forced her to pull out of the water miles into that journey. it was expected to take about two days to complete. last year, chambers became the first woman to swim the 30 miles
from the islands to san francisco. chambers is from new zealand. she now lives in san francisco. i have this feeling she's going to try that swim again. i would say so. when you first hear something deviated that swim, you think it's something in the water. whipped sounds pretty benign. nothing too ferocious. >> yeah. a pretty tenacious feat there. but you know what's happening? our seasons are beginning to change. we will talk about the poeshlg of some of that green stuff, some rain. yes, get out there and do it before the rain comes. all right. and everyone else will have to deal with rain. autumn begins september 22nd, so next week, the last full week of surgical. so say farewell to that. you'll notice the things here that we start to see across the bay area. temperatures come closer to 80 degrees. here is the thing, this is the time of year we start to see rainfall and we have some of
that for you in that forecast. right now, we're looking at cloudy skies across the bay area. we've got those clouds still hanging out, but clear skies, meanwhile, across the tri valley. tomorrow, another morning with clouds. we'll start off the day with cool conditions, but eventually back in the 70s for the peninsula. another warm day for the tri valley, though, up to 84 degrees for you there. 62 in san francisco and looking at a good mix of sun and clouds. tonight, those clouds roll back in. tomorrow, we'll see a widespread array of cloud cover from the inland valley to the coastline. tomorrow, the clouds push back to the coastline. it will be another sunny day. but at the coastline, it will stay mostly cloudy and kind ooh like what we saw for today, temperatures cool and below average. air quality forecast does improve as our winds start to pick up. that's with we have the follow from this morning and even this evening. in that case, we're going to go back to the good quality for air quality in the south bay. here is our storm system across the gulf.
the one that we're tracking, not impressive from the looks of the satellite. the one behind it looks even more impressive. but what's coming our way is this system. it's going to slide down the pacific northwest and eventually it's going to back up a little bit. that's why we're not expecting a whole lot in terms of rainfall from this system. it's not taking the very wet pattern that we usually see from the hawaiian islands. this system is going to be one of our first that we see, maybe just enough to get the ground wet of the season, but not going to do much more than that. i'll show you the future cast. towards monday evening, the coastal drizzle will be with us. by tuesday morning, you'll have enough to squeeze out a little moisture. we're expecting to see some slight showers, at least for tuesday morning from about 4:00 in the morning to about 10:30. you can see it's spotty here, but mostly concentrated to the coastlines. we're talking the santa cruz mountains, some of the higher elevations in the north bay and east bay.
yellow denotes thunderstorm activity for tuesday. so things get inactive, but not a lot of rainfall expected from this first go around. we're expecting maybe .1 inch from the coastline. even photograpsan francisco, .0 inch. temperatures back into the 70s for next week. and in san francisco, you'll see temperatures cool, but not by much. tuesday, the day to watch if you are making any outdoor plans. and we talked about this earlier. take it easy on those roadways. anytime we get that first rain of the season, it distracts drivers and causes a lot of action. >> you get all that oil built up on the roads, for sure. >> right. >> still ahead, an abandon dog found dirty and locked in a cage. it's a hard thing to see here. coming up, how mountain view police stepped in and came to the rescue. hey, guys. coming up in sports, less than 72 hours before the 49ers begin their 2016 season. a key piece of their offensive
welcome back. johnny quadeo picked up his 15th win of the season tonight. but it was -- who stole the show in the desert. giants in arizona. and they were in good spirits after friday's 12-inning win against the d'backs. giants have won, buster posey delivers. under the glove of paul goldschmidt and right down the line. 2-0, giants. hunter pence, jake, deep for the solo 40e78er. pence back to back games with four runs. yes, he was ridiculous. giants go on to win, 11-3. the dodgers also remain four
games back in the n.l. west. here is bruise bochy on his right fielder. >> a good hitter. when good hitters get going, they're fun to watch. they get on a roll, they get in a zone, you know, they may not be base hits. it could be walks, it could be everything involved. but, you know, he looks like he settled in after all the time he's missed. >> just a few days before the season opener, 49ers offensive lineman anthony davis is considering hanging up the cleats once again. yes, on saturday afternoon, davis was a no-show for practice, but the team said it was not injured related. sources told matt mi oco that he is contemplating retirement, but he is leaning towards coming back. that's going to do it for sports. more news after the break.
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